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May 04, 1992

Here is a list of some of the groups and organizations that are aiding the relief effort. Donations should be sent by check or money order.


600 W. Main St.

(818) 457-1520

Canned goods and dry food are being collected for riot victims at the campaign headquarters of Assembly candidate Richard Amador.

All Saints Episcopal Church

132 N. Euclid Ave.

Pasadena, CA

(818) 796-1172 or (213) 681-9441

The church will collect non - perishable food items for immediate distribution to people affected by the violence. Food will be taken to First AME Church.

Alvarado Corridor and Pico Union

668 S. Bonnie Brae St. (near Wilshire Boulevard)

(213) 617-0294

Command post for area residents to assist in cleanup. Volunteers should report to the offices of CARECEN .

American Red Cross Disaster Relief

2700 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90057

24-hour hot line: (213) 739-5200

Monetary donations only. Specify: "L.A. Emergency Fund."

Brotherhood Crusade

African American Community

Unity Center

944 W. 53rd St.

Los Angeles, CA 90037

(213) 789-7300

The center is accepting food, clothing and useful items.

Cleanup Hot Line Number

(213) 617-0294

The mayor has announced a hot line for volunteers to call if they wish to help in the cleanup effort.

First AME Church

2249 Harvard St.

Los Angeles, CA 90018

(write "Relief Fund" on check)

Donations and clothing are also being accepted at the church.

Food Donations

(213) 234-3030

The Regional Food Bank in conjunction with the Salvation Army and Red Cross will distribute donated food.

Fred Jordan Mission

445 Towne Ave.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 489-7763

Blankets, canned and dry food, produce and milk for children are being requested. Cash donations can be sent to P.O. Box O, Covina, CA 91722

Freeman Foundation

Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital

333 N. Prairie Ave.

Inglewood, CA 90301

Galilee Baptist Church

3220 W. 48th St.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 290-4004

Volunteers are being sought to deliver meals.


(213) 658-7156

Volunteers are needed to help clean up the city .

KJLH Radio

"L.A. Emergency"

3847 Crenshaw Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90008

(213) 299-5960

Food and clothing are being accepted at the station.

Los Angeles Conservation Corps

2824 S. Main St.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 749-3601

The clean-material donation center needs brooms, trash bags, gloves, shovels, dust masks, safety vests, yellow caution tape.

Los Angeles Emergency Food and Shelter Program (United Way)

621 South Virgil Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90005

(213) 736-1349

Los Angeles Women's Foundation

6030 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90036

(213) 938-9828

Special Emergency Relief Fund to aid civil disturbance victims. Contributions may be sent to the foundation.

Radio Korea

(213) 520-1300

Food, clothing and monetary donations for Korean victims are being requested.

Salvation Army

736 E. Compton Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 627-7546

Food, clothing and blankets are being requested.

St. Paul's Presbyterian Church

1500 Coliseum Drive

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 292-0471

Baby food is requested.


301 Kerckhoff Hall

(310) 206-8512

The Graduate Students Assn. will collect funds, baby formula, food (non - perishables) and other immediate essentials (toilet paper, diapers) for riot victims.

Regional Information Lines:

International Institute Center (213) 264-6210

ONE Valley Senior Services (818) 705-2345

Wilmington Multipurpose Center (310) 518-4533

St. Barnabas Multipurpose Center (213) 388-4444

SVFIC East Valley Center (818) 766-5165

The Jewish community will be collecting non - perishable food items at the se temples:

Temple Beth AM

1039 S. La Cienega Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 655-6401

Temple Sinai

10400 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(310) 474-1518

Temple Israel of Hollywood

7300 Hollywood Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 876-8330

Temple Isaiah

10345 W. Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(213) 277-2772

Leo Baeck Temple

1300 N. Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA

(310) 476-2861

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